Thor Industries Inc. announced today (July 25) that Todd Woelfer will become its senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, effective Aug. 6.

According to a news release, Woelfer is currently managing partner of the law firm May Oberfell Lorber. Prior to that he served as general counsel of Coachmen Industries Inc. He will report to Peter Orthwein, chairman and CEO of Jackson Center, Ohio-based Thor.

Woelfer succeeds George Lawrence, who is returning to practice law in Indianapolis where his family resides. Lawrence is staying with Thor until Sept. 15 to assist with the transition.

“We are fortunate to hire Todd who has industry experience, previous public company general counsel experience, and is local and well known and respected by many of our employees. I am confident that Todd will be successful in this position,” commented Peter Orthwein.